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Boeing’s Jetliner Chief Steps Down as 737 Max Crisis Deepens

Oct. 22, 2019, 7:26 PM

Boeing Co. said Kevin McAllister is stepping down as head of its jetliner division amid a crisis engulfing the 737 Max and production snarls with other planes.

Stan Deal, the head of Boeing’s global services business, will replace McAllister, the company said in a statement Tuesday. McAllister is the highest-ranking executive to depart in the wake of two deadly crashes of the Max and a worldwide grounding that began in March.

McAllister’s departure marks the second major management shakeup this month, after Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg was stripped of the chairman’s job Oct. 11. Deal will be replaced at ...

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